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Bill Chappell

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Live Anthrax Was Mistakenly Sent To 9 States And A U.S. Military Base

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Pentagon says an attempt to ship inactive anthrax samples resulted in live samples being sent to labs in nine U.S. states and to a U.S. Air Force base in South Korea.

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Federal Appeals Court Blocks Arkansas Ban On Abortion After 12 Weeks

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit has blocked an Arkansas law that bans abortion after 12 weeks of pregnancy. The case was filed by two doctors on their own and their patients' behalf.

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Penn State Bounces Fraternity For 3 Years Over Nude Photo Scandal

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Penn State has shut down the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity chapter for three years, after an inquiry over a Facebook group page that collected pictures of nude women uncovered other transgressions.

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U.S. Indicts 14 In FIFA Corruption Inquiry

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Seven officials were arrested in Switzerland. "This really is the World Cup of fraud," says Richard Weber, chief of the IRS' Criminal Investigation unit, "and today we are issuing FIFA a red card."

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Prolific Fantasy And Science-Fiction Writer Tanith Lee Has Died

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Lee wrote dozens of books, including Don't Bite The Sun and Death's Master -- the latter of which was part of her popular Flat Earth series. She was 67.

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Federal Appeals Court Leaves Hold On Obama's Immigration Orders

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The president has sought to give temporary protection from deportation to people who were brought to the U.S. as children, and to the parents of people who live in the U.S. legally.

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British Pub Ye Olde Fighting Cocks Is Asked To Change Its Name

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

PETA says the pub's name should reflect "society's growing compassion for animals and in celebration of intelligent, sensitive chickens."

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Iranian Court Begins Espionage Trial Of 'Washington Post' Reporter

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Iran's state news agency says Jason Rezaian, 39, "is accused of espionage for the US government and activity against the Islamic Republic of Iran."

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Maryland Joins States That Won't Test New Drivers For Parallel Parking

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Officials say the skills are tested by other tasks, like turning a car around. As of yet, using backup cameras on a driving test isn't allowed.

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Go Forth And Pwn For Shizzle, Word List Guardians Tell Scrabble Players

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Also on the list of 6,500 new Scrabble words: aji (the pepper), coqui (the frog) and the more old-fashioned ixnay and zowee. Or you could just say yeesh — if you've got the right tiles.

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Domestic Violence Charges Dismissed Against The NFL's Ray Rice

Thursday, May 21, 2015

A felony charge was filed after Rice struck his fiancee while they were visiting Atlantic City, N.J., in February of 2014. Last May, he entered a one-year pretrial program.

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Letterman Fills Final Show With Memories And Gratitude

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

David Letterman approached his final extra-long hour of late night TV on Wednesday with the same self-deprecation as the previous 6,000-plus, but leavened the snark with heaps of nostalgia and praise.

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Big Banks Pay $5.6 Billion, Plead Guilty To Felonies Over Currency And Rate-Fixing

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

In one exchange, a broker told a trader, "mate yur getting bloody good at this libor game ... think of me when yur on yur yacht in monaco."

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Rare Black Rhino Killed By U.S. Hunter Who Won Controversial Auction

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Corey Knowlton of Dallas won an auction last January for a hunting permit that would allow him to kill a black rhino weighing about 3,000 pounds.

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Wanna Go To Fit City? List Ranks America's 50 Fittest Metro Areas

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The new American Fitness Index is out, with some good news and bad news. Five cities fell five or more slots; Washington, D.C., finished first, followed by Minneapolis-St. Paul.

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60 Percent: Record Number Of Americans Support Same-Sex Marriage In Poll

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

It's a far cry from 1996, the first year in which Gallup posed the question to Americans. Back then, 68 percent of respondents said same-sex marriages should not be valid.

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Biker Shootout Update: 7 Remain In Hospital; Uninvited Gang Had Come To Meeting

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Giving an update on Sunday's violence, Waco Police Sgt. Patrick Swanton dismisses media reports that law enforcement officers had killed four bikers.

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British Police Arrest 9 Over Audacious Easter Jewelry Heist

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

"A number of large bags containing significant amounts of high value property have been recovered from one address," Scotland Yard says.

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Longtime 'Charlie Hebdo' Cartoonist Announces He's Quitting

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

"I will no longer be Charlie Hebdo, but I will always be Charlie," says Renald Luzier, the cartoonist known as Luz.

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2 BASE Jumpers Die On Wingsuit Flight In Yosemite

Monday, May 18, 2015

The world of climbing lost a daring innovator Saturday when Dean Potter died during a wingsuit flight. He was killed along with Graham Hunt as they tried to soar above California's Yosemite Valley.

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